It's July, officially the start of the second half of the year, and things are looking up. I think. I'm applying for my Masters degree as we speak. The term is about to end and I'm going to prepare for my transition into my new position in the Film Department as the Faculty Program Coordinator.…Read more is this contentment?
I was just at CCP earlier this afternoon to catch a film for Cinemalaya. I got my media pass today, which means I can watch any of the films in competition at the CCP. Interaksyon got it for me so I can review as many of the films as I can. I got to see…Read more It’s Cinemalaya season again
I woke up yesterday coming from a particularly busy but very pleasant Friday. I had traveled all the way to San Juan to visit my dad and my brother, who are here from Bacolod for the weekend. Yesterday was the only day they had that was free to hang out with Datu and I because…Read more yesterday was a good day
I kinda met someone two months ago. I totally misunderstood the connection that we had and thought the intensity which we pursued our friendship was something more than it really was. It's the hopeless romantic in me at work, really. I thought that the way with which we really sought out each other when we…Read more Coming Off This Cloud
I was always afraid to call myself an artist when I was younger. I was writing all the time and I definitely had ambitions but I had such high regard for artists and what they do that I was not ever going to call myself one until I felt that I had earned that right.…Read more four years as an artist
The world is in flux right now and that's putting it mildly. And if I'm to be honest, it's been on my mind. And while I've been working on a lot of scripts and ideas and stories, I'm having trouble working on them because my mind drifts towards what's going on in the world now.…Read more the back burner
I was interviewed by CNN Philippines Life for the article What makes a great Filipino horror film?. I'm part of a group of amazing Filipino filmmakers like Carlo Ledesma (The Tunnel), Jerrold Tarog (Aswang, Sana Dati), Jade Castro (Zombadings), and others. I'm with really in great company here. I was included as the screenwriter of T'yanak. Take…Read more What makes a great Filipino horror film? (CNN Philippines)